Welcome to the City of Montgomery
As one of the oldest towns in Texas, Montgomery began as a trading post in 1826 and was charted in 1837. Montgomery was the first county seat of Montgomery County and was the third county formed under the Republic of Texas. It is also recognized as the birthplace of the Texas Lone Star Flag. Montgomery is located at the junction of Texas 105 and FM 149, near the southwestern edge of Sam Houston National Forest in western Montgomery County. The center of town is 15 miles west of Conroe and 50 miles northwest of Houston.
Montgomery offers guests a memorable visit with its preserved 19th Century Historic Downtown District, as well as its many fine retail shops, restaurants and local attractions. We hope you'll stop by for a visit. Enjoy our clean air and relaxed country lifestyle!
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|City Council to Consider Budget Amendment|
City Council will consider a Budget Amendment for FY 2014 at its meeting on August 12, 2014 at 7 PM. The amendment includes changes to the General Fund, Capital Projects Fund, and Water and Sewer Fund. These changes are detailed on the document linked to the headline above.
|City to Consider Budget Amendment for EDC|
City Council will consider a budget amendment on August 12, 2014 proposed by Montgomery Economic Development Corporation. The Economic Development Corporation uses revenue from sales tax receipts to promote economic and community development projects in Montgomery. A copy of the amendment is linked to the headline above.
|City to Consider Utility Rate Ordinance|
Attached to the headline is a copy of a utility rate ordinance that will be considered August 12, 2014 at 7 PM. The ordinance updates some deposits and fees, but the most significant change is a $0.25/1000 gallon REDUCTION in the GRP Fees charged for water. This will result in a $2 per month decrease on an average residential bill of 8,000 gallons of water.
Catahoula Water Well to start operation
Next week (8/11/2014) the city will begin operation of a new deep water well in the Catahoula aquifer. This well has warmer water than our current wells and will be treated with a device to cool the water temperature. Please make any comments on the water quality to Erik Smith at City Hall. 597-6434.
|FY 2015 Montgomery Proposed Budget|
Please find attached to the headline a copy of the FY 2015 Budget proposed by the Mayor. There will be a public hearing regarding this budget on August 12 and the budget will be considered for action on August 26.
A job description for a full time utility foreman responsible for maintenance, repair and construction work and supervision is linked to the header above.
Montgomery Approves FY 2013 Audit
The City of Montgomery has received an audit of its financial condition by VanWassehnova and Associates, CPA. The Audit is linked below and on the City Administration tab.
|FY 2013 Audit|
The City of Montgomery is opening the historical buildings in Fernland Park to the public! Fernland Park is full of educational opportunities for the family so bring everyone along and enjoy a day in Historical Fernland Park and the City of Montgomery.
Please click the link below for hours of operation:
|New Demographic Information for 2014|
Retail Coach has released new demographic information for 2014 for the Montgomery Primary and Secondary Trade area. This information is found on the Economic Development page which is linked in the Headline above.